New Student Resources

Welcome to UVA! We're so glad you're here. For as thrilling as a new environment is, we know it can also feel daunting. On this page, we've included links to key resources to help you get acclimated. Take some time to click around...before you know it, you'll feel right at home as a 'Hoo!

Orientation group in Old Cabell

Orientation & Transition Programs

Orientation & Transition Programs helps first-year, second-year, and transfer students adjust to academic and social life at the University. We're glad you're here! 

Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer Student Resources

Whether you're transferring to UVA in the fall or mid-year, we're here to support you! Learn about programming and resources to help you settle in.

Police Officer with UVA Ambassador

Student Safety

UVA is committed to creating a safe environment in which to live and study. Learn about safe transportation options, emergency contact information, and how to do your part in preventing unsafe situations.

Serpentine Wall

Student Disability Resources

Every student deserves to access all that UVA has to offer. If you've been diagnosed with a disability OR if you haven't been diagnosed but are struggling academically, the Student Disability Access Center can help you secure the accommodations you need.

UVA Dine

UVA Dine

UVA Dining Services offers numerous dining options across Grounds, from Einstein Bros. Bagels and the Juice Laundry to Burrito Theory and Bento Sushi. Pick a meal plan with the Find Your Fit tool and enjoy exploring!

Trees on Grounds in the fall

Student Health & Wellness Center

Student Health and Wellness is UVA's hub for medical, mental health, and accessibility services. You can schedule an appointment, access after-hours care, or get emergency/crisis support.

This is Charlottesville

For the University of Virginia, Charlottesville is more than a place on a map. It's home. Check out our tribute to the place that means so much to so many.

Dean on Call

For 24-hour crisis management and incident response/follow-up services, call the Dean on Call at (434) 924-7133 Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or after hours to the University Police Department at (434) 924-7166 and ask them to refer the issue to the Dean on Call.

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